1 Chronicles 4 ESV

Descendants of Judah

1 1The sons of Judah: 2Perez, Hezron, 3Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.

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2 4Reaiah the son of Shobal fathered Jahath, and Jahath fathered Ahumai and Lahad. These were the clans of the 5Zorathites.

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3 These were the sonsa of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi,

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    • x 4:3 - Septuagint (compare Vulgate); Hebrew father
      4 and 6Penuel fathered 7Gedor, and Ezer fathered Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of 8Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem.

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          5 9Ashhur, the father of Tekoa, had two wives, Helah and Naarah;

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          6 Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.
          7 The sons of Helah: Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan.
          8 Koz fathered Anub, Zobebah, and the clans of Aharhel, the son of Harum.
          9 Jabez was 10more honorable than his brothers; and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."b

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            • y 4:9 - Jabez sounds like the Hebrew for pain
              10 Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harmc so that it might not bring me pain!" And God granted what he asked.

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                  11 Chelub, the brother of Shuhah, fathered Mehir, who fathered Eshton.
                  12 Eshton fathered Beth-rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah, the father of Ir-nahash. These are the men of Recah.
                  13 The sons of 11Kenaz: 12Othniel and Seraiah; and the sons of Othniel: Hathath and Meonothai.d

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                    • { 4:13 - Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks Meonothai
                      14 Meonothai fathered Ophrah; and Seraiah fathered Joab, the father of Ge-harashim,e so-called because they were craftsmen.

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                        • | 4:14 - Ge-harashim means valley of craftsmen
                          15 The sons of 13Caleb the son of Jephunneh: Iru, Elah, and Naam; and the sonf of Elah: Kenaz.

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                            • } 4:15 - Hebrew sons
                              16 The sons of Jehallelel: Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.
                              17 The sons of Ezrah: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. These are the sons of Bithiah, the daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered married;g and she conceived and boreh Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah, the father of Eshtemoa.

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                                • ~ 4:17 - The clause These are... married is transposed from verse 18
                                •  4:17 - Hebrew lacks and bore
                                  18 And his Judahite wife bore 14Jered the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.

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                                    • 124 4:18 - [ver. 4]
                                      19 The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the fathers of Keilah the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
                                      20 The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. The sons of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
                                      21 The sons of 15Shelah the son of Judah: Er the father of Lecah, Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the clans of the house of linen workers at Beth-ashbea;

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                                      22 and Jokim, and the men of Cozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who ruled in Moab and returned to Lehemi (now the recordsj are ancient).

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                                        • € 4:22 - Vulgate (compare Septuagint); Hebrew and Jashubi-lahem
                                        •  4:22 - Or matters
                                          23 These were the potters who were inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah. They lived there in the king's service.

                                          Descendants of Simeon

                                          24 16The sons of Simeon: Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul;

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                                          25 Shallum was his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
                                          26 The sons of Mishma: Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.
                                          27 Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many children, 17nor did all their clan multiply 18like the men of Judah.

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                                              28 19They lived in Beersheba, Moladah, Hazar-shual,

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                                                  29 20Bilhah, Ezem, 21Tolad,

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                                                  30 22Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,

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                                                    • 132 4:30 - [See ver. 29 above]
                                                      31 Beth-marcaboth, 23Hazar-susim, 24Beth-biri, and 25Shaaraim. These were their cities until David reigned.

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                                                      32 And their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen, and Ashan, five cities,
                                                      33 along with all their villages that were around these cities as far as 26Baal. These were their settlements, and they kept a genealogical record.

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                                                      34 Meshobab, Jamlech, Joshah the son of Amaziah,
                                                      35 Joel, Jehu the son of Joshibiah, son of Seraiah, son of Asiel,
                                                      36 Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah,
                                                      37 Ziza the son of Shiphi, son of Allon, son of Jedaiah, son of Shimri, son of Shemaiah--
                                                      38 these mentioned by name were princes in their clans, 27and their fathers' houses increased greatly.

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                                                        • 137 4:38 - [ver. 27]
                                                          39 They journeyed to the entrance of 28Gedor, to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks,

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                                                            • 138 4:39 - ver. 4, 18
                                                              40 where they found rich, good pasture, and the land was very broad, 29quiet, and peaceful, for the former inhabitants there belonged to Ham.

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                                                              41 30These, registered by name, came in the days of Hezekiah, king of Judah, and destroyed their tents and the Meunites who were found there, and marked them for destruction to this day, 31and settled in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.

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                                                                  42 And some of them, five hundred men of the Simeonites, went to 32Mount Seir, having as their leaders Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.

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                                                                  43 And they defeated 33the remnant of the Amalekites who had escaped, and they have lived there to this day.

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